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oomph

 (o͝omf)
n. Slang
1. Spirited vigor: "With stronger muscles, you'll have more oomph for cardio activities" (Suzanne Schlosberg).
2. Physical or sexual attractiveness.

[Expressive of exertion.]

oomph

(ʊmf)
n
1. enthusiasm, vigour, or energy
2. sex appeal
[C20: perhaps imitative of the bellow of a mating bull]

oomph

(ʊmf)

n. Slang.
1. energy; vitality; enthusiasm.
2. sex appeal.
[1935–40, Amer.; imitative of the sound made during exertion]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oomph - attractiveness to the opposite sex
attractiveness - sexual allure
sultriness - the quality of expressing or arousing sexual desire; "the sultriness of her look was unmistakable"; "the sultriness of lust was in the air"
2.oomph - the activeness of an energetic personalityoomph - the activeness of an energetic personality
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"

oomph

noun
Slang. A lively, emphatic, eager quality or manner:
Informal: ginger, pep, peppiness.
Translations

oomph

[ʊmf] Nbrío m, marcha f
it will put the oomph back into your sex lifedará nuevos bríos a su vida sexual

oomph

[ˈʊmf] npeps m
to have oomph [person, thing] → avoir du peps

oomph

n (inf)
(= energy)Pep m (inf), → Schwung m
(= sex appeal)Sex m (inf); to have oomphsexy sein (inf)

oomph

[ʊmf] n (fam) → verve f inv
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